Casanova '73. Henry Newhouse (Leslie Phillips). Copyright: BBC

Leslie Phillips CBE is an English actor who rose to prominence during the 1950s, starring in a number of films and also appearing on radio and television. With a suave, sophisticated demeanour he played almost exclusively upper or upper-middle class roles, and is noted for appearing in the Carry On films, Doctor films, plus sitcoms Casanova '73 and The Navy Lark.

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Sunday 20th April 1924
Full name
Leslie Samuel Phillips
Leslie Phillips CBE


BAFTA Film Awards 2007
Best Supporting Actor: Nominee


Year Production Role
2020 Comedy Legends - Series 3
  1. E10 - Leslie Phillips
Self (Archive Material)
2013 Hello: A Portrait Of Leslie Phillips Producer
2013 Hello: A Portrait Of Leslie Phillips Self
2011 David Suchet On Sid Field: Last Of The Music Hall Heroes Self
2011 Sex And The Sitcom Self
2010 Norman Wisdom: His Story Self
2010 Carry On Forever! Host / Presenter
2009 Beauty Of Britain - Series 1
  1. E6 - Beauty And The Beast
Mr Easterby
2009 Things Talk Grandfather Clock (Voice)
2008 Stanley Baxter: Now & Then Self
2006 The Catherine Tate Show - Series 3
  1. E1 - Episode One
2006 Tomorrow, Today! - Series 1
  1. E3 - Androids In Love
Sir Monty Havaland
2005 Crumpet! A Very British Sex Symbol Self
2004 The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - The Tertiary Phase
  1. E6 - Fit The Eighteenth
2004 Ronnie Barker: A BAFTA Tribute Self
2004 Revolver - Series 2 Various
2002 Friday Night With Jonathan Ross - Series 2
  1. E5 - Hugh Jackman, Marianne Faithfull, Leslie Phillips
2001 Revolver - Series 1 Various
2000 Bristow - Series 3
  1. E2 - The Good, the Bad and the Temporary
  2. E4 - Repaying Mr Piper
1994 England, Their England Narrator
1994 Love On A Branch Line Lord Flamborough
1994 The House Of Windsor Lord 'Montague' Bermondsey
1994 Honey For Tea Actor
1992 Carry On Columbus King Ferdinand
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4
  1. E4 - Oxford
1990 The Comic Strip Presents... - Series 4 (as Lesley Phillips)
  1. E3 - GLC - The Carnage Continues...
Sir Horace Cutler
1982 Drop Me Here, Darling Leslie Duggan
1977 That's Carry On! Self (Archive Material)
1977 Not Now, Comrade Commander Rimmington
1975 Spanish Fly Mike Scott
1973 Casanova '73 Henry Newhouse
1973 Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! Sir William 'Billy' Mannering-Brown MP
1973 Not Now Darling Gilbert Bodley
1972 Father, Dear Father - Series 6
  1. E4 - Unaccustomed As I Am
1971 The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins Dickie
1970 The Culture Vultures Dr Michael Cunningham
1969 The Galton & Simpson Comedy Howard Butler
1967 Blandings Castle
  1. E6 - Lord Emsworth And The Company For Gertrude
The Rev. Esmond Gander
1966 Foreign Affairs Dennis Proudfoot
1965 The Time And Motion Man Kingsley Binns
1964 Father Came Too! Roddy Chipfield
1963 The Fast Lady Freddy Fox
1963 Our Man At St Mark's Actor
1962 Three Men In A Boat George
1962 In The Doghouse James Fox-Upton
1961 Very Important Person Jimmy Cooper
1961 A Weekend With Lulu Timothy Grey
1961 Raising The Wind Mervyn
1960 No Kidding David Robinson
1960 Watch Your Stern Lt Cdr Bill Fanshawe
1960 Carry On, Constable Constable Tom Potter
1960 Inn For Trouble John Belcher
1959 Please Turn Over Dr. Henry Manners / 'Dr. Adam Gay'
1959 The Night We Dropped A Clanger Squadron Leader Thomas
1959 Carry On Teacher Mr. Alistair Grigg
1959 Carry On Nurse Jack Bell
1959 The Man Who Liked Funerals Simon Hurd
1958 The Big Money Receptionist
1957 The Smallest Show On Earth Robin Carter
1955 Value For Money Robjohns
1952 My Wife Jacqueline Actor

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Leslie Phillips on IMDb

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